HC Deb 11 November 1941 vol 374 c2026
29. Sir W. Smithers

asked the Secretary of State for War who is the senior tank officer at the War Office; and how long has he held that position?

Captain Margesson

The Director of Armoured Fighting Vehicles at the War Office advises the Chief of the Imperial General Staff on the organisation and equipment of the Royal Armoured Corps. This appointment has been held since 20th September last by Major-General A. W. C. Richardson.

Sir W. Smithers

Is there any likelihood of General Fuller being appointed, and, if so, will my right hon. and gallant Friend make most careful inquiries into his past record?

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